'''Brandeis University''' is an United States|American Private university|private research university
in Waltham, Massachusetts
, 9 miles (14 km) west of Boston
It was founded in 1948 as a nonsectarian|non-sectarian
Jewish community-sponsored coeducational
institution on the site of the former Middlesex University (Massachusetts)|Middlesex University
The university is named after Louis Brandeis
, the first Jewish Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States|Justice of the U.S Supreme Court
. In 2015 it had a total enrollment of 5,532 students on its suburban campus spanning over 235 acres. The institution offers more than 43 majors and 46 minors, and two thirds of the undergraduate classes have 20 students or fewer.
It is a member of Association of American Universities
since 1985 and the List...